I bend books. Or used to.
My bookcase lives in another country now. British ex-pat, lover of the food of my people. Lazy reader with a terrible attention span. Kindle user with no regrets.
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I’ve been a bit slow with things between going home for a holiday, work, illness and injury, but now I’m going to try to get back on track!
I have a book or two to finish, shoulder support for my knitting, and a few writing projects :D
Her name seems a perfect match for her character.
Taken from Brian Sibley’s Mary Poppins postscript.
I want to set myself the task of writing a children’s story. And, while I want to include my cousins kids in the story, they’re sort of….already the sort of target audience the west seems to aim for. Caucasian, blonde, girly girls.
As a kid, I wanted more muddy, trousered, brunettes in books who weren’t all about the pink and didn’t WANT the dragon killed (he’d have made a much better friend/pet).
So it got me to thinking, what were and are children’s books missing? What character types did you yearn for? What topics should have been addressed? What sort of hobbies and interests were missing?
So, last week was a blur.
I did a lot of knitting, experimenting with owls. I rewatched the Animals of Farthing Wood and slowly got through Jekyll and Hyde.
I’m supposed to be packing for my holiday back home in the UK. My brother’s birthday and
Anyway, next week in books
Fiction: The Sisters Brothers
Non Fiction: Operation Mincemeat
Audio: Rivers of London
Baking: Because yeeeeey my oven! I miss it
Knitting: Sherlock Owl, Union Jack, Finishing a scarf
Cross-stich: Finding and buying materials
Oh and I failed the British quotes thing, didn’t I? Oops.